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base player jane kim. i have to bring up april she's the real celebrity. it's great to be here her i get two honorees. i know that april resides in district leveling but we're proud of what glide does and congratulations to her. john and i had a arm where else and john one out with his good evening including i didn't looks. i'm proud to represent in the south of market in the tenderloin we have such a strong organized filipino community it's about more open space and parks whether it's stronger rec centers or public schoolsor more
affordable housing. today, i want to honor someone who is the physical maufrgs of all you all our office priorities and that's roy. please come up. >> so i met ray any first years in office he's born and raised south of market he's a self-taught film photographer and he was guardians best of 2011 winner. navigate many of you have seen his black and white photograph he was one of the opening
exhibitions documenting our people and residents and seniors and families and our residents. ray and his family moved here from philippines in 2003. he represents so many schools. he's an engaged constituent. he used his art to tell their own story and to make visible the children and ask the of sixth street. he was a guest lure at harvard and a commissions after the through the arts commission and worked with urban on the sixth street. he worked with the united players and republican sun's
center. which is funded by the stabilization funds brought by many of you to build basic skills to prepare people for work and to support small businesses in consulting. when ray presented his photo exhibition in my. he said that when people walked into my office when others elected department heads and folks that are morphs and sharks he wanted them to see who we were serving everyday. ray that's story teller and an amazing young individual and man thank you so much for everything that you do
>> (clapping) >> hi, i just ask for 30 seconds or a mini want to read something. this means a lot to me. is this working? for as long as i can remember my mother instilled hard work and selfishness and most importantly culture. earlier this year for the first time in my life i moved broad and explored a new world and discovered when i am and why i am. i realized my deepest avenue missions first, i'm filipino born in raised in manila and
second that i'm san franciscan. district 6 south of market sixth street. and last but not least i am an aftra and i'm going to embrace those identities. it goes without saying there are many deserving of this honor but i'm deep humid. i transmittal acknowledge those who came before me to create the foundations of which we all stand. i received this honor because i receive the messages it's not about one person or people like me or who share my experiences. so achieve some things we dare encourage in a society.
thank you (clapping.) congratulations. congratulations ray. young man. that's amazing. okay. great. all right. next supervisor i'd like to bring up is from district one. please welcome eric mar (clapping.) thank you so much it's an honor to be here i am eric mar from the richmond district i'm at target as well. it's my honor to be surrounded by young people from the university of the san francisco organization. and they are so expiring in what they do and fair faculty to their advisors as well. but i taught at sf state before
becoming a member of the board of supervisors and dan and many of the faculty from the folks that came out of the third world strike were combrooirg to me. there is a struggle here in the universities that is xektd and we stand on their shoulders. i think that this gentleman stands on the shoulder of bill and others from the hotel. they stand on the shoulder of phillip and others and i just wanted to say as and organized in the san francisco and serve the people it's my honor to be supporting them. so i didn't you have u.s. f and sherry
(clapping.) we would like to thank everyone for thanking us and we wanted to continue to honor and serve the community. >> we appreciate every opportunity we as a constitute organization gets to serve our immediate community. so thank you (clapping.) i just want to say thank you. again. u.s. f used to be known as the university of spoiled filipinos but i think the work of those students this new generation is challenging that nickname. we're no longer the university of the spoiled filipino but socially oriented so thank you
for your support. (clapping) >> thanks you guys. >> thank you. thanks supervisor mar and congratulations jay gonzales and u.s. federal and state the university of for purposes. we would like to bring up the representative for supervisor katie from district 4. please recognize deanna. >> >> (speaking foreign language.) >>. i'd like to call up our district
4 representative on behalf of the supervisor katie tang. he's an exiled young man who's served in our district for 10 years. he's raised in excelsior he's truly a son of san francisco and committed to the population and our most precious population our children. from a young age he wanted to mentor and show the children manufacture in 2002 he landed a position at the o m i shelter as he led promising programs. in 2005 he landed a position where we works today and the
children see his compassion and everyday he comes into work with a smile. in 2008, he launched a aluminate recording program that helped youth who write music excel. it goes to his own passion like many filipinos he's multiple talented in the arts and he's a gifted rapper. he opened up for other artists. so in honor of his efforts in the sunset neighborhood center to the children of our district we want to thank you for your work and commitment. would you like to say something >> thank you san francisco we're here baby.
so on behalf of supervisor david chiu i have the special privilege of recognizing an incredible leader in the filipino american community tonight and that individual is ms. jerry verify and i'm sure you all know her. so genevieve please come up. she's the executive director of happy free san francisco which is a citywide campaign to make sure that we're the first health care champion for pacific eyeders in the united states. this campaign provides helping testing for ap i's throughout our city. the organization is also
provides free health education and workshops about hepatitis b all throughout the city as well speaker so the supervisor couldn't be here tonight but wanted to make sure i give a special shout out his words are thank you rock star. she's been active in serving as the director for the filipinos network acidic director and advising many organizations from the filipino caucus to the filipino association and helped to fund the filipino americans for progress. on behalf of the supervisor chiu, i wanted to thank you for your commitment to knapp public health and being an incredible
role model. so thank you so much for all your hard work (clapping.). speeding i know there's other folks here. i want to say thank you actually to my mentors if it wasn't for my mentors mary lee and al perez and rebecca and rudy i didn't and all of you guys to invested in me and my generation i wouldn't be where i'm at today and use the same strategies to
overcome things and be able to reach out to english community. we we were able to lied the biggest hepatitis best recollection projects. so thank you for your mentorship and a leadership >> all right. keep it going for giving me verify a rock star indeed. i'm personally one of her oldest groupies. okay. you know, it's amazing let's hear it for all our winners. all those today who were recognized. i've had the honor myself i'm a produce of district 6 myself working in the south of market area i've had the honor to work with women who shaped the
community. i want to recognize them those are strong woman. we can applaud for them yes. raqeul works with john avalos and angelina. (calling names) man those are very strong strong women and i'm glad that we were able to recognize them. we have so many strong filipinos hero in the city. i'm proud to bring up possibly the next mayor. this guy is responsible for bringing one weekend in august bringing over 10 thousand filipinos to congregate at the
center and please welcome mr. al perez (clapping (clapping.). hello, everyone and happy filipino heritage month. i'm the president of the arts exhibition. it's an all volunteer exhibition to promote the best filipino heritage through the artists. through our community cultural events we pope hope to foster community empowerment. we hold this ever august. i want to invite you all to come open saturday november 16th is
the warriors filipino heritage night. i think the contributions or tickets are selling out fast. they opened another one on the 7. so sunday november 17th is the san francisco bulls filipino heritage night. in fact, we're here with the ray hide so get our tickets now. on saturday november 23rd we're working to put on our fourth custodial any show down so that's free admission and finally, there's next year february 23rd we're working with cal bears filipino heritage game. so you'll hear more about that. and just before i leafy want to
thank everyone for coming thank you mayor ed lee and the office for services. thank you to many folks. and the rest of the wonderful city hall staff. and thank you to the supervisors and phil for the certificates of honor and thank you to the filipino consulate and their amazing crew for their support. also this event would not happen without the sponsors thank you to at&t and the public works f c. the food sponsors i hope you guys enjoy the food we have many in the filipino kitchen and social brewery and gold i didn't
locks. i also want to thank the performing artists we have befrt cruz who sang the anthem and last but not least i want to thank the volunteers (calling names) so i hope you have a nice evening and see you next year >> thank you once again one more time for al perez. let's hear it one more time. thank you for citing >> i'd like to through a quick shout out to the studio in the south of market they're the only dedicated filipinos in the area. i didn't get a chance to introduce this man earlier.